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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Repeal & Replace Common Core

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Repeal & Replace Common Core

| February 25, 2016 | Reply

Rep. Gary Glenn (R-Midland) introduced legislation to repeal and replace Common Core in Lansing yesterday, February 24, 2016.  Joining him in support of the bill were Senator Patrick Colbeck (R-Canton) Rep. Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) and Rep. Eric Leutheuser (R-Hillsdale). According to a report from MIRS,  19 additional lawmakers, including a pair of Democrats — Rep. […]

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Stop Common Core in Michigan makes the news!

Stop Common Core in Michigan makes the news!

| February 16, 2016 | 1 Reply

As we announced yesterday here at Stop Common Core in Michigan, State Rep. Gary Glenn is set to introduce legislation to repeal and replace Common Core on February 24.  Channel  7, WXYZ News Detroit picked up the announcement and interviewed State Board of Education John Austin for his reaction.  Austin said “it is not up […]

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Michigan set to Repeal & Replace Common Core!

Michigan set to Repeal & Replace Common Core!

| February 15, 2016 | Reply

Attention Common Core Warriors:          We are happy to announce that legislation to Repeal & Replace Common Core is a reality! The House bill is sponsored by Representative Gary Glenn. We sincerely appreciate Gary and his advocacy against Common Core. COME SUPPORT GARY GLENN and STOP Common Core!! Please join Gary Glenn Wednesday, February 24 […]

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Common Core book publisher admits it is all about $$

Common Core book publisher admits it is all about $$

| January 12, 2016 | Reply

James O’Keefe at Project Veritas (the people that produced the Planned Parenthood videos) has released a new video on Common Core crony corruption.  His tweet states, “BREAKING: We investigate Common Core – High ranking official on tape has been FIRED before we even released video! ” Daily Mail gets the exclusive, ‘I hate kids,’ confessed […]

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Republican Women Call Out Congress

Republican Women Call Out Congress

| December 23, 2015 | 3 Replies

The Republican Women’s Federation of Michigan has written a letter calling out Republicans in Congress for their failure to protect America’s citizens and voting with the Democrats and President Obama to approve the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) earlier this month.  (For more detail on ESSA please see our previous post here.) A PDF of […]

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Trott, Bishop and the majority of Congress were WRONG on ESSA

Trott, Bishop and the majority of Congress were WRONG on ESSA

| December 19, 2015 | 2 Replies

In the days leading up to the vote on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Congressman Mike Bishop posted the following on his Facebook page, House and Senate members have put together a bipartisan bill to REPLACE “No Child Left Behind” with reforms that will rein in the Secretary of Education and give control & […]

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Action Needed:  We must STOP ESSA Today!

Action Needed: We must STOP ESSA Today!

| December 2, 2015 | Reply

A vote is expected today in Congress on Every Student Succeeds Act.  Please contact your Congress person and tell them to vote NO on Every Student Succeeds Act.   The capital switchboard number is 202 224 3121 The ESSA bill was released Monday and is 1,061 pages long.  Three days is NOT sufficient to read, analyze, […]

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Action Item: State Board Meeting Nov. 10

Action Item: State Board Meeting Nov. 10

| November 9, 2015 | Reply

November 10 Michigan State Board of Education (SBE) will continue to discuss the social studies standards but the draft science standards are an “action item” for “approval.  There are still many unanswered questions regarding the science standards that we articulated here and have not received any reply. The people of the state of Michigan must […]

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Action Item:  MI State Board of Ed. meeting Nov. 10

Action Item: MI State Board of Ed. meeting Nov. 10

| November 2, 2015 | Reply

From the posted agenda, it appears that the November 10 Michigan State Board of Education (SBE) will continue to discuss the social studies standards but the draft science standards are an “action item” for “approval.  There are still many unanswered questions regarding the science standards that we articulated here and have not received any reply. […]

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Good grief!  Charlie Brown is “College & Career Ready”

Good grief! Charlie Brown is “College & Career Ready”

| October 12, 2015 | 2 Replies

I’m “excited” to announce that Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts are all college and career ready.  Never mind that Charles Schulz created the popular cartoon characters decades before David Coleman began destroying creativity in the classroom; Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus and the gang are all aligned to the Common Core State […]

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